Wacky Wednesday

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By: Jonah Liddle and Jacob Larson

Quote of the Day: “Winning is habit. Unfortunately, so is losing.”  -Vince Lombardi

On this Day in History: October 8, 1871 – “The Great Fire of Chicago erupted. According to legend, it started when Mrs. O’Leary’s cow kicked over a lantern in her barn on DeKoven Street. Over 300 people were killed and 90,000 were left homeless as the fire leveled 3.5 square miles, destroying 17,450 buildings. Financial losses totaled over $200 million.” (http://www.historyplace.com/specials/calendar/october.htm)

Fact of the Day: 111,111,111²= 12,345,678,987,654,321

Odd Holiday: National Bring Your Teddy Bear to Work and School Day

Agenda:

-DLR Week #9 Vocabulary – Literary Terms QUIZ (8.RV.1)

-SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENT Unit 2 (8.RL.2.1; 8.RN.2.1; 8.RN.3.3)

-Finish NARRATIVE “SNOW WHITE” Essay – Last day to “turn in” is tomorrow (8.W.3.3.A-E)

-Free Read (8.RL.1)

Reminders:

– Check Notebooks

– Finish Monkeys Paw on Kidblog

– Last Vocab. Quiz (literary terms) retest day Thursday 10/9

Derek Jeter is a famous baseball player that has played the game of baseball for 22 years; but this is his last year playing the game he loves. His salary in 2014 alone was $12,000,000, and his past awards include the Rookie of the Year for 1996, 5 Gold Glove awards, 5 Silver Slugger awards, World Series MVP and All-Star Game MVP awards in 2000, 2 Hank Aaron awards, and the Roberto Clemente award in 2009. In his entire baseball career he has had 3,465 hits. Following that he has 260 homeruns and he has been up to bat 11,195 times. So as you can tell, he has had a very successful career playing baseball.


GO HUSKIES!!!

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